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  • This sudsmap's for you, Colorado Springs; also FREE BEER!

    Updated: Mon, Mar 16, 2015

    "This is craaaaaaaazy," said my out-of-state friend, scanning the glorious local and regional beer options at the liquor store near my home. From the awe in his voice, you'd think he was taking in the Ark of the Covenant. Yeah, I suppose it's easy to forget how lucky we are, craft...

  • 'Messiah' Parts II and III performed at First United Methodist in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sun, Mar 15, 2015

    As a minister of music, James Steven Harter has conducted George Frideric Handel's "Messiah" more than 40 times over the course of his career. The three-part English-language oratorio, composed almost 275 years ago, is still an audience hit today, especially around Christmas. When he...

  • JAKs Brewing celebrates grand opening Saturday

    Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    These days, almost 75 percent of legal drinkers live within 10 miles of a brewery, according to statistics from the Brewers Association. Thanks to Rocky Mountain Brewery’s location northeast of Colorado Springs, that holds true even for many living in the city’s unincorporated exurbs....

  • Female brewers unite for collaboration brew day

    Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    Unite Red Ale requires a woman’s touch, and this weekend, female beer professionals at more than 100 breweries around the world will brew up their own versions for the 2nd Annual International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day, March 8. Locally, brewing of the sour red ale begins noon...

  • Red Cross Hometown Heroes: Girl Scouts honored with youth award

    Updated: Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    "On my honor, I will try: To serve God and my country, To help people at all times And to live by the Girl Scout Law." Recited at every meeting, the Girl Scout Promise is a reminder to each member that her mission doesn't end when it's time to go home. For three members of Girl...

  • C.B. & Potts' seasonal brew is a hoppy Rabbit

    Updated: Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    Raise a glass of Rabbit Punch Irish Red Proper Ale to the season’s many highlights — and the arrival of another brewery in Colorado Springs: C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery, which opened on the city’s far north side at the end of January. One of five seasonals the...

  • Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet kicks off riding season

    Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Freedom Financial Services Expo Center, 3650 N. Nevada Ave.; $6-9 at the door, kids 12 and under free;, 487-8005. Spring is officially a few weeks away, but for many the celebration begins this weekend with the...

  • Guide offers tips, resources to avoid senior hospitalizations

    Updated: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Family members can play a pivotal role in maintaining the health and independence of senior loved ones by taking steps ahead of time to recognize and address major risk factors in the aging adult's home or lifestyle. Forty-seven percent of aging adults have put their health at risk...

  • J.K. Simmons' touching Oscars message: Call your folks

    Updated: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    Call your parents. It's been said so many times before, but when actor J.K. Simmons chose to share the simple message last week during his Academy Award acceptance speech, he inspired a Hallmark moment with Hollywood might and a viral trajectory. "Everybody, call your mom. Call...

  • GalaxyFest returns to Colorado Springs: 'Think of Comic-Con but a whole lot more'

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    10 a.m. Friday-11:30 p.m. Sunday, Antlers Hilton, 4 S. Cascade Ave.; $25-50; Say you got ahold of the teleporting machine from the movie "The Fly" and filled it with every genre convention you could think of - comics, anime, steampunk, sci-fi, etc. Fire it up, and...

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